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October 4, 2022 Tuesday
Ring Meets Dragon
A Ring's Last Moments
2 October 2022
Theme: "Rings of Power"
Forum anniversary greetings
Gaming Screenshots of anniversary events:
Diablo (all versions)
Lord of the Rings Online
World of WarCraft
World of WarCraft Classic
Themed images of "Rings of Power": Gaming Screenshots, real life, or
Tolkien Site anniversary contributions:
Games Site Mass Update letter
State of Valar Gaming 2022
More entries will be taken for this page through October. Please
email it to Varda (NOSPAMvarda.elentari (AT) gmail (dot) com)
including a note that it is for the anniversary, using your name in
the guild for credit. Thanks!
Please note that all of these entries are presents from the Valar
Guild folk for all folk to enjoy made especially for this wonderful
time, but not intended to be taken without permission. Thank you to
the contributors from all of us who are fortunate enough to receive
This year's theme is "Rings of Power".
These can be screenshots from your favorite games, real life
pictures, stories, poems, songs, and articles. Name your poison! Er,
When: October 2nd meeting through the Oct 9th meeting.
Where: The marathon chat is in the Valar Guild's Discord chat
program in "meeting_place".
What: Free chat including fun chat and fun safe links. Also we'd
enjoy Tolkien Moments and url's related to Tolkien and the
Who: all the same folks that are welcome at meetings such as
members, polite family and friends and fellow Tolkien fans.
Participants (so far):
Arien-(Valar), Ar-Pharazon-(V), Eonwe-(Valar),
Fangorn-(Valar), Pallando-(Valar), Sandalf13-(T), Tulkas-(Valar),
thread. Feel free to post your comments about the
anniversary on our forum thread!
Gaming Screenshots of Anniversary
How do I take a screenshot?
In LotRO, F12 removes
quickslots etc from the display. N toggles names on and off. F11
makes a screenshot that goes into your computer's Documents folder
under Lord of the Rings Online.
In WoW, use your keyboard's
version of PrintScreen (PrntScrn on the top row on mine) to make the
screenshot. The image goes into the game's folder under Screenshots.
If you can't join a group, feel free to take solo
screenshots in your game of choice to send here.
Diablo Anniversary screenshots:
EVE Online Anniversary screenshots:
Lord of the Rings Online
Oct 4 at noon and 5 P.M. Eastern time:
We rode together into main towns at noon Eastern
time (Type /servertime in the chat to see Eastern time, which is the
time used on the servers.) Fireworks, a little dancing, passed
around wine and Barliman's Best to anyone who came to see the show.
Towns: Bree, Michel Delving, Thorin's Hall,
Riders of Noon: Arien-(Valar), Dis-(V),
Fangorn-(Valar), Lenwe-(V), Marigold-(V), Varda-(Valar)
Surprise! Between the two main anniversary rides,
we had a surprise ride and get-together for three of the players'
characters that are also in the Forum RP story!
Riders of the Forum story: Auros (Eonwe), Frali
(Arien), and Fainan (Varda).
Deep night in the Misty Mountains, with dwarf Frali, high elf
(Noldo) Auros, elf (Silvan) Fainan. Screenshot by Eonwe-(Valar) aka
Auros, also posted in Discord under #screenshots.
Rode together into main towns at 5 P.M. Eastern
time. Fireworks We passed around drinks and pipeweek to those who
came to see or even join in (at Thorin's) the show.
Towns: Bree, Michel Delving, Thorin's,
Annak-khurfu, Galtrev, Rivendell, Beorninghus.
Riders of Evening: Eonwe-(Valar), Nar-(V),
Minecraft Anniversary screenshots:
Starcraft Anniversary screenshots:
of WarCraft Anniversary screenshots:
World of Warcraft Classic:
Your game of choice or real life!:
of Power" screenshots, real life pictures, art:
Tolkien Site Contributions for the 25th Anniversary!
"Ring Meets Dragon", alternative name "A Ring's Last Moments".
Made in MS Paint on 2 October 2022 for the anniversary, as a png
file. Used for the title logo for this 25th Anniverary page, and
also located in his art cave.
the Black Gate" by Sandalf13-(T). Aragorn's view of the end
of the War of the Ring.
Cormamaranwe" by Eonwe-(Valar). Meaning of the title: "Ring of
Doom (or Fate), Ring of Destiny".
Shorter Cut" by Eonwe-(Valar). Farmer Maggot's Mushroom
Menace. Also written for Halloween.
Won!" by Varda-(Valar). An orc farmer's reaction to a win by
State of Valar Gaming 2022:
State of Online Gaming 2022. This is
Eonwe-(Valar)'s annual report on current gaming by members, as sent
in by members, for the Games Site Mass Update 2022 (GSMU 2022).
Feel free to update any time by emailing Eonwe